Lindau (near Kiel)

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Coat of arms of the municipality of Lindau
Lindau (near Kiel)
Map of Germany, position of the municipality of Lindau highlighted

Coordinates: 54 ° 23 '  N , 9 ° 54'  E

Basic data
State : Schleswig-Holstein
Circle : Rendsburg-Eckernförde
Office : Danish charity
Height : 11 m above sea level NHN
Area : 25.18 km 2
Residents: 1353 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density : 54 inhabitants per km 2
Postal code : 24214
Area code : 04346
License plate : RD, ECK
Community key : 01 0 58 096
Office administration address: Karl-Kolbe-Platz 1
24214 Gettorf
Website :
Mayor : Jens Krabbenhöft ( CDU )
Location of the municipality of Lindau in the Rendsburg-Eckernförde district

Lindau ( listen ? / I , Danish: Lindå) is a municipality in the district of Rendsburg-Eckernförde in Schleswig-Holstein . The community consists of the three villages Großkönigsförde, Lindau and Revensdorf as well as the Hennerode settlement. Other districts are Neu-Revensdorf, Ruckforde, Neu-Ruckforde, Timmrogen and Waterdiek. Audio file / audio sample

Geography and traffic

Lindau is located about 12 km northwest of Kiel , 8 km south of Eckernförde and 17 km northeast of Rendsburg between Wittensee , Kiel Canal and Eckernförde Bay . The federal highway 76 runs from Kiel to Eckernförde about 5 km northeast of Lindau, and the federal highway 203 runs from Rendsburg to Eckernförde about 7 km northwest .

Dorpshus Revensdorf


Community representation

Of the 13 seats in the municipal administration, the CDU had eight seats since the local elections in 2003, the SPD three and the voter association FWGL two.

Of the 13 seats in the municipal administration, the CDU has had seven seats since the 2008 local elections and the SPD and the FWGL electoral community each have three seats.

coat of arms

Blazon : “Divided by gold and green in the wave cut increased. Above a green linden leaf with the tip pointing forwards with infructescence, below - slightly shifted backwards - a silver field stone, on the upper right accompanied by a small plate divided three times in silver and red. "


List of cultural monuments in Lindau (near Kiel)

Düvelstein / Teufelsstein

The Düvelstein or Teufelsstein near Großkönigsförde in the municipality of Lindau

The Düvelstein or Teufelsstein near Großkönigsförde is the largest boulder in Schleswig-Holstein. According to legend, the devil hurled him at the St. Jürgen Church in Gettorf . Though he reportedly narrowly missed the church, it should be his fault that it is crooked today.

Web links

Commons : Lindau (near Kiel)  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. North Statistics Office - Population of the municipalities in Schleswig-Holstein 4th quarter 2019 (XLSX file) (update based on the 2011 census) ( help on this ).
  2. Schleswig-Holstein topography. Vol. 6: Kronprinzenkoog - Mühlenrade . 1st edition Flying-Kiwi-Verl. Junge, Flensburg 2006, ISBN 978-3-926055-85-9 , pp. 160 ( [accessed on July 25, 2020]).
  3. Schleswig-Holstein's municipal coat of arms